MANILA, Philippines—PBA cager Danny Ildefonso will no longer press charges against a “peeping tom” caught taking photos of him while showering naked at the Meralco Gym in Pasig City, police said.
The two-time PBA Most Valuable Player withdrew his complaint against Anthony Trininad after the 46-year-old dance instructor apologized and promised to delete the photos from his iPod Touch, said Superintendent Abelardo Villacorta, chief of the Eastern Police District (EPD).
On Tuesday, Trinidad was charged with violating the Anti-Photo and Voyeurism Act of 2009.
Investigation showed that Ildefonso, 37, was taking a shower Tuesday after a practice session at the gymnasium when he heard a camera shutter sound....
Cliff Hodge says scrappy Meralco frontline can contend with bigger teams: ‘It’s not about size for us’
Meralco may not have a legitimate center but with a scrappy frontline trio of forwards in Cliff Hodge, Reynel Hugnatan and Sean Anthony holding the fort down low, the Bolts believe they can contend against the bigger teams in the PBA.
“It’s not about size for us. For most of us, we switched in multiple positions and we all play hard,” Hodge told InterAksyon.com after their win over Barako Bull on Wednesday.
Hodge proved he could hold his own on the boards, grabbing 16 rebounds on top of 10 points while Hugnatan starred with 28 points – many of those in the paint – and seven rebounds....
The Meralco Bolts gifted new coach Norman Black a win in his first game at the helm, but not before surviving a tough Barako Bull squad in double overtime, 112-108, in the 2015 Philippine Cup on Wednesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
"That was a well-earned victory for us today. We really needed to work hard to get that win," said Black, who replaced Ryan Gregorio as Meralco coach.
"It's a good start for us, it's the start we're looking for."...
Iconic Purefoods returns, begins quest for five-peat vs Alaska; Meralco, Barako Bull parade new coaches
The Hotshots and the Aces do battle at 7 p.m. while the Meralco Bolts and the Barako Bull Energy collide at 4:15 p.m. Both games are broadcast live on TV5.
Coming off a Grand Slam feat as the San Mig Coffee Mixers, the franchise returned to its old name right before the season, and there is little doubt about them bringing the same winning tradition of the iconic Purefoods team which has won many titles and produced legends of the game....
And when the Philippines’ favorite pastime and the Philippines’ favorite boxer converge in one place, thousands of souls will naturally go to it.
And that place is the Philippine Arena and that event is the opener for the 40th season of the PBA wherein 52,612 people crammed the largest indoor arena in the world....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||1||0||1.000|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||3||6||0.333||9th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||6||6||0.500||7th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||10||0.333||9th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||7||7||0.500||3rd|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||8||9||0.471||7th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||8||8||0.500||5th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||7||8||0.467||6th|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||6||7||0.462||6th|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||8||8||0.500||7th|